Exclusive: Chattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel On ITV’s India News Manch
25 July, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava
Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, was on ITV's India News Manch. Chattisgarh Chief Minister discussed state's problems and how they are being addressed in the exclusive interview with...
Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, was on ITV’s India News Manch. Chattisgarh Chief Minister discussed state’s problems and how they are being addressed in the exclusive interview with NewsX.
He discussed a number of topics, including illiteracy, unemployment, starvation, and poverty. Baghel also opposed Agniveer Yojana as being inappropriate for young people. Here is where you can read the interview’s excerpt:
Bhupesh Baghel discussed the successes of the Chattisgarh administration and how they improved the lives of the people.
He explained the positive effects of his project. He listed Chhatisgarh government’s five accomplishments. It consists of Sayatma Nagari School, Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar Yojana, Gau Mata Poshan Yojana, Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, and Bhumihin Majdur Nyay Yojana.
When questioned about the Agnipath programme of Central Government, CM stated, “Obtaining work between the ages of 17 and 21, becoming a legal adult within four years, printing a marriage license, and retiring prior to getting hitched.”
Before the interview, CM posed inquiries to Indian government as he shared, “What proportion of troops who have retired have had occupations in the past? Much less than 2%. How will you now provide jobs for 25 PE? “cent ?”
Additionally, he said, “Why are you requesting caste verification when there should be no reservations in the army?”
He expressed worry about the economy by saying, “India’s economy is deteriorating.”
He forewarned people that India would have a catastrophe similar to Sri Lanka’s.
Additionally, he stated that Congress respects all Indian religions. “In Congress, there is unity in difference,” he continued.
Baghel also questioned the federal government’s GST strategy.
(Watch the full interview on NewsX Youtube.)